CHICAGO - Chicago Police announced aggravated vehicular hijacking charges this morning against three boys, age 12, 13, and 14 years old.

The trio faces a total of 7 felony counts and 1 misdemeanor.

The incident reportedly occurred yesterday morning in the 1200 block of S. Independence Boulevard in the Lawndale neighborhood on the city's west side.

Police said the boys took a 50-year-old man's car by force on the above mentioned block.

The trio were arrested by 2:30 p.m. yesterday in the 3500 block of W. Adams Street, also in the Lawndale neighborhood.

As they are juveniles, their names will not be released. They face the following charges:

Male, 12-years-old

  • Two (2) felony counts - Aggravated Vehicular Hijacking with e a Weapon
  • One (1) felony count - Possession of a Lost/Stolen Credit/Debit Card
  • One (1) felony count - Forgery/Possession with Intent to Deliver

Male, 13-years-old

  • Two (2) felony counts - Aggravated Vehicular Hijacking with a weapon

Male, 14-years-old

  • One (1) felony count - Aggravated Vehicular Hijacking with a Weapon
  • One (1) misdemeanor count - Criminal Trespass to Vehicle by Physical Control

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